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Description: Huntsham Court and Adjoining Gate Piers
Date Listed: 18 May 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 153854
OS Grid Reference: SO5624417205
OS Grid Coordinates: 356244, 217205
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8517, -2.6367
SO 51 NE GOODRICH CP HUNTSHAM
6/63 Huntsham Court and
adjoining gate piers
Farmhouse. Early C17 with later C17 and C18 additions, altered C20.
Sandstone ashlar. C20 concrete tiled roofs. Former L-shaped house extend-
ing to west and to south, facing west, later additions to south, south-west
and north-east and further C18 additions to north and south, two main lateral
stacks: towards angle of L and second now enclosed by later gabled extension
to rear of south wing, main entrance towards centre of west elevation of south
wing. Three storeys and cellar. Mainly stone mullioned windows with square
hoodmoulds. West front: two windows flank central porch to main block; two
2-light late C19 casements to second floor (possibly implying altered floor
level), range of 5-light stone mullioned windows with hoodmoulds to left and
similar 3-light window to right, glazing bar sash window to right ground
floor, 3-light mullioned window lights cellar to left, steps up to central
porch supported on robust Tuscan columns with three open 3-centred arches,
deep moulded cornice and hipped lean-to roof, moulded jambs to 4-centred headed
doorway, solid studded ledged door.- Projecting gable of wing to left: 2 ranges
of glazing bar sash windows with flat stone arches and pair of 4-pane sashes
under segmental head to attic (second floor). North face of additions to
right (south-west) of main block with inserted C20 3-light stone mullioned
window and hoodmould, range of 2-light mullioned windows further to west.
Rear: irregular with stack at junction with cross-wing, the latter extended
as two projecting gables, apex chimney to left gable, irregular fenestration:
one 2-light stone mullioned window to each floor of main block, altered C19
2-light casements to right, inserted C20 3-light stone mullioned window to
left of altered doorway; partly-glazed panelled door, fine bolection moulded
doorway (possibly resited) to single storey C18 extension further to right
(north). Resited datestone of 1645 in lintel of lower window to south face
of later C17 addition. Interior: altered but retaining fine chamfered beams in
main hall and fragments of plastering with fleur-de-lis motif. C20 restored
fireplace in main hall. Adjoining to the north of the C18 north addition:
pair of rebuilt C18 piers formerly sited at entrance of driveway approximately
80 m north of house. A very ancient site, of medieval origins and also
associated with Roman remains.
Listing NGR: SO5624417205
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Source: English Heritage
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